James Clampitt

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James Clampitt
Personal information
Full name James Lamb Clampitt
Nickname Jim
Born July→September 1881
Bootle district, Cumberland, England
Died January→March 1934 (aged 52–53)
Salford, England
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
19??–?? Broughton Rangers
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1909–14 England 6 3 0 0 9
1908–14 Great Britain 3 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

James "Jim" Lamb Clampitt (birth registered July→September 1881[1] — death registered January→March 1934 (aged 52–53)[2]) birth registered in Bootle district, Cumberland, was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1900s and '10s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and England, and at club level for Broughton Rangers, as a Prop, or Second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums, his death was registered in Salford.

While at Broughton Rangers Clampitt won caps for Great Britain in 1908 in the third Test match of the 1907–1908 New Zealand rugby tour of Australia and Great Britain, and again in 1911 against Australia.[3] He won caps for England while at Broughton Rangers in 1909 against Wales. He was considered a "Probable" for the 1910 Great Britain Lions tour of Australia and New Zealand, but ultimately he was not selected for the tour.[4]

He represented England in 1911 against Wales, and Australia, in 1912 against Wales, in 1913 against Wales, in 1914 against Wales. Following the 1913–14 Northern Rugby Football Union season, Clampitt was selected to go on the 1914 Great Britain Lions tour of Australia and New Zealand, playing one Test match against New Zealand.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Death details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Great Britain Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Northern Union → The Colonial Football Tour → Probable Players". paperspast.natlib.govt.nz. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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